Yum Jung Ah

염정아,廉晶雅

Yeom Jeong-ah (born July 28, 1972 in Seoul, South Korea) is a South Korean film actress.

Yeom has won two major acting awards, a South Korean Blue Dragon for Best Supporting Actress in The Big Swindle and a Brussels Fantasy Film Festival Silver Raven for Best Supporting Actress in A Tale of Two Sisters. She was also nominated for a Chlotrudis Award in 2006 for A Tale of Two Sisters.

Yeom's latest film The Old Garden had its U.S. premiere at the 2006 San Francisco International Film Festival. The film's New York premiere was in August 2007 at the 7th annual New York Korean Film Festival.

 Recent news about Yum Jung Ah

  • by ifrit  -  November 22, 2014 10:58 PM

    Yeom Jeong-ah Breaks New Ground in Film About Social Issues

    Out of Korea's 18.78 million wage earners in Korea, 6 million are non-regular or contract workers. Now the movie"Cart"by directorBoo Ji-youngwhich opened in theaters last week, deals with the plight of supermarket contract workers who face being laid off.The movie touches on a sensitive to…

  • by asianlook  -  November 17, 2014 05:16 AM

    2014.11.14 ~ 2014.11.16

    "Interstellar" absorbs nearly 80% of the box office pie…Week two for Nolan's spacey success saw the breakthrough blockbuster add another 1.7M admissions to its Korean cause. "Interstellar" recently crossed the $300M mark internationally, $36M of which coming from Korean sc…

  • by robotman  -  November 14, 2014 08:21 AM

    Cart (2014)

    Genres: DramaRunning Time: 110 min.Directed by:Boo Ji-youngStarring:Yeom Jeong-ah,Moon Jeong-hee,Cheon Woo-heeSynopsis: Sun-hee is a mother of two children. She has worked as a contract worker for a large discount store for the past 5 years. She has been promised numerous times that she would eventu…

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 Yum Jung Ah's Filmography

 Yum Jung Ah's Awards

  • 25th Blue Dragon Film Awards: Best Supporting Actress (The Big Swindle)(2004)
  • KBS Acting Awards: Female Actor Award(1998)
  • Miss International: Photogenic Award(1992)
  • Miss International: Third place(1992)
  • Miss Korea Pageant: Photogenic Award(1991)
  • Miss Korea Pageant: First Runner-up(1991)

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